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A Design of Sustainable Energy Laboratory

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dc.contributor.author Zhang, Linfeng en_US
dc.contributor.author Xiong, Xingguo en_US
dc.contributor.author Gupta, Navarun en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-16T16:56:50Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-16T16:56:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/764
dc.description © 2011 by ASEE
dc.description.abstract Sustainable energy, including solar power, wind power, and geothermal power, is very attractive since the utilization of sustainable resources can significantly decrease the emission and protect our environment. Also, the use of such energy can enhance the national energy security and reduce the dependence on the imported fossil fuel. Till now, several energy-related courses, such as Fuel Cells, Sustainable Energy, and Hybrid Vehicles, have been offered at the University of Bridgeport. In order to have hands-on experience, a laboratory is necessary for our engineering students with their interest in the sustainable energy as well as smart grid. A course, Sustainable Energy Laboratory, was proposed by the school’s curriculum committed and it is offered in the Spring semester, 2011. In this course, a series of experiments are designed on the operating and testing of solar panels, wind turbine, fuel cell. Moreover, experiments on power electronics and data acquisition are developed to optimize the utilization of different energy sources. Finally, simulation on smart grid power system and hybrid power system will help the students understand the challenges in the use of sustainable energy resources. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher ASEE en_US
dc.subject Engineering en_US
dc.subject Sustainable energy en_US
dc.subject Education en_US
dc.title A Design of Sustainable Energy Laboratory en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.event.location Vancouver, BC, Canada en_US
dc.event.name 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition en_US


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